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Véronique Gens, Cyrille Dubois, Étienne Dupuis

Flemish Radio Choir & Orchestre de chambre de Paris, Hervé Niquet

Gens’s warm voice and intelligent pacing lend lustre to the only female role and the male singers, too, are generally easy on the ear. More…

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Marie-Ève Munger, Marie Lenormand, Jeanne Crousaud, Michael Spyres, Éric Huchet & Christian Helmer

Coro e Orquestra Gulbenkian, Paul McChreesh

Hérold’s effervescent music is performed with tremendous charm by Paul McCreesh and the Gulbenkian Orchestra...Munger [is] in exquisite form, coloratura cascading like champagne...Ensembles fizz... More…

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Véronique Gens (Lilia), Karine Deshayes (Olympia), Edgaras Montvidas (Hélios), Nicolas Courjal (Nicanor / Satan), Julien Véronèse (Magnus)

Flemish Radio Choir & Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra, Hervé Niquet

we would listen in vain for anything approaching Berlioz's or Verdi's individuality, but the music is competently written and the soloists, especially Nicolas Coujal doubling as two baddie baritones,... More…

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Véronique Gens (Blanche de Sainte-Croix), Nora Gubisch (Jeanne), Charles Castronovo (Robert), Boris Pinkhasovich (Guillaume), Christophoros Stamboglis (Le Comte de Sainte-Croix), Patrick Bolleire (Le Sénéchal), Enguerrand de Hys (Le Baron de Savigny)

Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France,...

Castronovo’s Robert is all persuasive elegance and ringing high notes: you believe in him as a charismatic revolutionary, and he brings real passion to his scenes with Véronique Gens’s smoky... More…

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Chantal Santon (Laméa), Philippe Do (Démaly), André Heyboer (Olkar), Mathias Vidal (Rustan / Un Chef indien), Katia Velletaz (Ixora / Première Bayadère), Jennifer Borghi (Divané / Deuxième Bayadère), Mélodie Ruvio (Dévéda / Troisième Bayadère), Frédéric Caton (Le Brame Hydérane), Thomas Bettinger...

Throughout the first act the music is invariably charming, but it rarely escapes the niceties of late 18th-century opera comique...Nevertheless the work is well served by this CD...This is an... More…

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Catherine Hunold (Floria), Julia Gertseva (Livie), Edgaras Montvidas (Marcomir), Jean Teitgen (Le Récitant / Scaurus), Shawn Mathey (Le Veilleur), Philippe Rouillon (Hildibrath / Le Grand Sacrificateur), Tigran Guiragosyan (Premier Habitant), Laurent Pouliaude (Second Habitant), Ghezlane Hanzazi (Une...

The orchestra plays well and soprano Catherine Hunold as Floria, the chief vestal, sings with intelligence and radiant tone. More…

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Mathias Vidal (Le Marquis de Cinq-Mars), Véronique Gens (La Princesse Marie de Gonzague), Tassis Christoyannis (Le Conseiller de Thou), Andrew Foster-Williams (Le Père Joseph), André Heyboer (Le Vicomte de Fontrailles), Norma Nahoun (Marion Delorme), Marie Lenormand (Ninon de L’Enclos, Un Berger),...

Extremely well performed by Ulf Schirmer and his Bavarian forces…Mathias Vidal has an ideal voice for this repertoire: slightly reedy, with a pleasing fast vibrato. Véronique Gens finds all the... More…

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